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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - semolina
  • ½ cup - semolina
  • 3 tbsp - clarified butter
  • ½ cup - water
  • ½ cup - milk (liquid)
  • 10 raisins
  • 5 to 10 silvered cashews
  • 3 to 5 silvered almonds
  • a grating of nutmeg
  • 2 to 3 cardamom pods

How to Make Shira

  • In a flat heavy bottom pan or wok, heat the top. Mix and roast the semolina in till it turn pinkish brown.
  • An indicator that it is done is that you can smell the aroma of rava even at a distance from the kitchen.
  • Simultaneously, boil the liquid separately.
  • Add the liquid to the rava. Stir, cover and steam on a low heat (4-7 mins). Stir.
  • Mix in sugar and cook covered until fluffy (5-7 mins). Mix in 1.5 of the cardamom seeds, raisins and nuts.
  • Use the remaining to garnish the sheera.